Mike Burns, former EPA official, Community and College Partners Program
Innovation and Description: Design of gathering place / emergency shelter
Design of innovative shelter, using solar power to support electrical needs
Purdue University; Engineers Without Borders
Primary Disaster Justice Benefits:
Provides a place for poor members of the Biloxi-Chitimacha tribe to shelter in place when they cannot relocate.
Secondary Disaster Justice Benefits:
Replaces gathering place lost due to Hurricane Ida.
Would you recommend others (disaster survivors, disaster-impacted communities) learn more about the activity, project or program to consider adoption of a similar one?
What refinements additional to the ones you have implemented would you recommend others consider if they wish to adopt the activity, project or program?